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Accommodation in the Visually Impaired Child

  • Eva Lindstedt
Conference paper


The accommodative function of the visual system may be investigated by many methods, most of which, however are elaborate and require special equipment. This applies, for example, to studies by infrared or laser optometers, ultrasonic measurements, pachometry and Visually Evoked Potential (VEP) measurements. HOWLAND [1] designed a special photorefraction system by which it is possible to study refraction and accommodation in infants.


Visual Acuity Visual Impairment Refractive Error Visually Evoke Potential Vision Test 
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